Bourbon Aperol Cocktail

Dry Bourbon Aperol Cocktail

A refreshing, but not overly sweet bourbon cocktail 
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Aperol, Bitters, Bourbon, Vermouth
Servings: 1 person
Author: Jamey


  • 2.5 oz Bourbon Rye whiskey also works well
  • .5 oz Aperol Aperitivo
  • .5 oz Extra Dry Vermouth
  • 2 dashes Orange Bitters


  • Pour ingredients into a shaker
  • Add ice and shake well
  • Strain over fresh ice in a rocks glass
  • Enjoy


This drink is pretty flexible and easy to adjust to your liking.
  • Increase bourbon from 2.5oz to 3oz for an extra kick
  • Swap out Extra Dry Vermouth for any of it’s other variants to change the herbal profile
  • Reduce the citrus sweetness by only using one dash of orange bitters